Hemant Sikka, President of Mahindra Powerol and Member of the Group Executive Board of Mahindra Group speaks to GineersNow TV about their latest power generation technologies, power plant solutions and innovative cost efficient generators during the Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2018.
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About the Leader
Mr. Hemant Sikka, President – CPO, Powerol & Spares Business of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Mahindra is a USD 19 bn multinational group based in Mumbai, India, that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in many key industries, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership.
He manages a purchasing spend of Rs.30,000 crs (approx. USD4.5 Billion) for the various divisions, manufacturing, Cars, SUVs, Tractors, Trucks, Buses, Two Wheelers & Construction Equipment. In addition to his role as CPO, he also leads the Spare Parts & Genset Business of Mahindra, both together having a turnover of Rs. 4000 crs. (approx. USD600 million). He is a member of the ‘Group Executive Board’ and on the board of various group companies.
Prior to this, Hemant was Head Purchase – SsangYong Motors, South Korea, a group subsidiary of Mahindra. He played a key role in the purchasing domain by building strong business relationships with Korean suppliers and led the SsangYong purchase team in significantly reducing material costs.
Before his assignment in SsangYong Motors, Hemant was Head Manufacturing – Automotive Sector. He focused on workmen involvement in improving quality and concluded long term wage agreements with workmen unions.
Hemant, also chairs the Sourcing Council Group of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers)
In 2013, he has been awarded the Procurement Excellence Award at the maiden Procurement Leaders Asia Pacific Awards in Singapore.
Hemant enjoys sports and watching movies. He lives in Mumbai with his wife and two daughters
About Mahindra Powerol
Mahindra Group a USD 19 Billion, the tractor & multi-utility vehicles major in India, forayed into Power Generation in 2002. Today, Mahindra engines with the brand name Mahindra Powerol are powering over 400,000 Diesel generating sets in India & in global markets.
Mahindra Powerol focuses in the range from 7.5kVA to 320kVA for global markets.
It offers several advantages like:
- Fuel Efficiency
- Less vibration
- Low noise & maintenance
Mahindra Powerol won the prestigious Deming award 2014 for Total Quality Management, instituted by the Union of Japanese Scientists & Engineers (JUSE). Powerol also won the Frost & Sullivan “Voice of Customer” award in 2013 for the most preferred Genset Brand in the telecom segment.
Mahindra Powerol products are presently available in over 33 Countries across Africa, Middle East, CIS, Europe & Asia with strong sales & service support.
About Mahindra Group
Mahindra Group, the tractor & multi-utility vehicles major in India, forayed into Power Generation in 2002.
The Mahindra Group, a USD 19 billion, has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries
Middle East Electricity Update
Mahindra Powerol launches its all new range of Diesel Generators
Strengthening its presence in higher kVA segment with its 250 kVA & 320 kVA offering.
Mahindra Powerol, a business unit of the USD19 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its entry into the higher kVA diesel generators (DG) with the launch of its all new range of 250 & 320 kVA DGs powered by Mahindra mPower series engines.
Hemant Sikka, President – CPO, Powerol & Spares Business, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “Today’s launch marks our foray into the higher kVA Diesel generator sets with our own engines, which in turn will define a new segment and consumer group for us. At Mahindra, it is our constant endeavour to offer advanced and accessible technologies to our consumers and our all new range of 250 & 320 kVA DGs with CRDe technology bears testimony to this philosophy. This future ready CRDe technology is set to deliver lesser emissions and higher performance at a lower operating cost, thereby raising the bar in customer centricity. We will continue to innovate and thus offer the best in class products and services from the Mahindra Powerol stable”.
GCC being an important market for us, we have launched this product first after India and we hope this exhibition would be the perfect launch pad for us.
Key features of the new Gensets:
- Fuel Efficient
- High block loading capacity
- Suited for hot, humid & dusty climatic conditions
- Low noise level